Roots-rockers JJ Grey & Mofro hit the #1 at blues radio this week, knocking a fellow Alligator Records artist from the top perch. This River is the sixth release from Grey and his band and has been a hit at radio since its release and can now add this to its list of accolades and accomplishments.
Last week's #1 was Hall of Famer James Cotton's latest record, a star-studded affair pairing the legendary harp master with some of the biggest names in music: Gregg Allman, Joe Bonamassa, Warren Haynes, Keb' Mo', and Delbert McClinton among them.
Ronnie Earl's live album Just For Today is still one of my favorite records of the year and it holds its place in the Top 5 where it has been since its release. Fellow Stony Plains bluesman Duke Robillard is also in the Top 10 again this week, even as Robillard tours with Bob Dylan rather than hitting the road in support of Independently Blue.
Here are the Top 10 albums at Blues Radio according to Roots Music Report:
- JJ Grey & Mofro - This River
- Tinsley Ellis - Get It
- James Cotton - Cotton Mouth Man
- Guy Davis - Juba Dance
- Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters - Just For Today
- Big Bill Morganfield - Blues With A Mood
- Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch - Tell You What
- Duke Robillard Band - Independently Blue
- Harry Manx - Om Suite Ohm
- Eric Clapton - Old Sock